Primate Okoh urges Gen Buhari to ignore party defectors


ARCHBISHOP Metropolitan and Primate of Anglican Church of Nigeria, Most Revd Nicholas Okoh, yesterday, called on President- elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, not to give any politician defecting from his party to join All Progressives Congress, APC, any position in his government, describing such people as lacking in credibility. He said,“If

Senators-elect, House of Representatives-elect begin inaugural induction


Ahead of the inauguration of the 8th assembly by June, Senators-elect and House of Representatives-elect yesterday night started their inaugural induction on the skills for legislative works. The post Senators-elect, House of Representatives-elect begin inaugural induction appeared first on Vanguard News.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 28, injure many in Benue


MAKURDI — At least 28 person were feared dead on Saturday evening while several others sustained injuries as suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked three villages at Mbadwem district of Guma Local Government Area, the hometown of Benue State governor-elect, Dr. Samuel Ortom.

Court restrains 11 banks from honouring any withdrawal transaction of ex-Rep’s accounts


A Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained 11 commercial banks in Nigeria from honouring any withdrawal transaction on the accounts of a former member of the House of Representatives, Doris Uboh-Ogunkoya. The post Court restrains 11 banks from honouring any withdrawal transaction of ex-Rep’s accounts appeared first on Vanguard

It’ll be unfair to deny North-east senate presidency —Justice Forum


THE Justice and Development Consultative Forum, JDCF, said, yesterday, that it would be unfair to deny the North-east geo political zone the position of the Senate president, noting that the region braved security challenges to produce the second largest number of votes for the All Progressives Congress ,APC. The post

Health and fitness news

A reason for ancient plankton to be very afraid A huge arthropod that lived 480 million years ago used spines on its head to filter seawater and to trap tiny particles of food. The lobsterlike animal, six feet long, is one of the earliest giant filter-feeders ever discovered, scientists reported

Genes only tell a part of the story

I had intended to discuss President Barack Obama’s plans for personalised precision medicine with my patient Barbara last week, but she missed her appointment. Or, more accurately, she arrived two hours late, made the usual giant fuss at the reception desk and had to be rescheduled.

Can Buhari, Tinubu share power?


By Ochereome Nnanna WITH a month to the inauguration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government, the street partying to celebrate the sweeping success of the nation’s most successful opposition party in history is winding down. Now is the time to tackle the challenges of success. The question on

Ihedioha describes the gov result as a sham


DEPUTY Speaker of the House of Representatives and Imo State gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has expressed serious reservation that despite instances of identified electoral malpractices, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, went ahead to declare the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate as the

President has not abandoned projects, says Abati

The Presidency on Sunday said despite losing the March 28 presidential election to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress, President Goodluck Jonathan is still working for Nigerians.

Appoint spiritual adviser, retired General advises Buhari


A retired General, Alphonsus Chukwu has recommended a six-point agenda for President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, advising him to appoint a spiritual adviser in line with what obtains in the United States of America, USA. The post Appoint spiritual adviser, retired General advises Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.

FAAN, Arik Air face-off: Arik Air paid FAAN N4bn in 2014


Lagos—Contrary to the claim by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, that Arik Air has not been paying its bills and honouring its financial obligations to the aviation agencies, Vanguard investigations revealed that Arik Air paid FAAN about N4 billion in 2014. The post FAAN, Arik Air face-off: Arik

Anglican church gets three new bishops

The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, on Sunday consecrated three bishops. The ceremony took place at All Saints’ Cathedral,Onitsha, Anambra State.

Insights from BusinessDay’s SME forum


Some 40 SMEs of various sizes and annual turnovers came together at the BusinessDay SME forum which took place two weeks ago. Participating SMEs were drawn from different sectors of the economy and from states apart from Lagos. BusinessDay Research and Intelligence Unit (BRIU) deemed it a good opportunity to

A farewell to Europe


The partnership between the European Union and the ACP Group of States is one of the more enduring features of contemporary international economic relations. The ACP began as an association of countries that share particular historical ties with the former European colonial powers and that are bound together to Europe

Xenophobia: A world problem with an African root


South Africans have a reputation for xenophobia, for hatred towards foreigners. But, as the South African police minister, Nathi Nhleko, said, it’s actually Afro-phobia, a hatred of other Africans. However, as someone who has many good South African friends, I know that most South Africans are not haters of foreigners,